European Plugged '98 Tour
Tori performed in Zürich, Switzerland on June 20, 1998 at the Kongresshaus during the European leg of her Plugged '98 tour.
Many thanks to Rurik Becker for being the first to give me this set list. Tori played Winter and Somewhere Over The Rainbow solo. Other reviews say Tori also played Silent All These Years, and Horses, but I am not sure if that was the case, because no one else has reported it. Can anyone tell me for sure?
No 2nd Encore
From Phillip Aldridge
June 21, 1998 - I have just been flicking through the reviews you have psoted on your web page about the Tori concert in Zurich. I was also there and I agree with the reviews you have shown that the crowd were not that motivated. I would not say that was the reason that she did not give two encores but it may have influenced her "mood".
Winter was dedicated to (and I stress here that this is what I thought she said) someone with the name Joseph whom has been to alot of her concerts and must go into hospital. For me her reasoning behind playing this song made it even more moving than it was. She played it alone and then continued with Somewhere over the rainbow which was even more moving. Again here even if the crowd had been wild and noisy from the beginning this song would have even silenced them.
Unfortuantly I can not help you much with the set list disputes. I am awful for song names as for me they are track 7 or track 4 as the most of the time I just carry the cds around in a pouch with 10 other cds and no covers!!! What you have seems right though.
For an absolute "first timer" I really really enjoyed this concert and was not too suprised with the crowd especially from several reviews of the english concerts that have said she can turn a pop concert into a church recital (I have read something like this somewhere am I right?).
I was very apprehensive as I thought I may have been disappointed but in the end I came out speechless. I view that seeing someone live can sometimes alter your feelings for thier music and at there can be times when you see your favourite tune live it can kill your feelings for it. I can say for Tori though it was exactly the opposite and wish she had played morte alone.
I think I have gone on too much now but you may have gussed this concert for me was unbeleivable.
From Martin Kropf
June 21, 1998 - Hi Michael Ý I also saw the gig in Zurich. I'm not saying the audience was perfect or anything of the like, but the whole gig was in this Kongresshaus and was very formally set up. I'm not in the slightest surprised that there was no second encore, for Zurich (Switzerland) must have quite strict laws. After the first encore people went absolutely ballistic but there was no way getting her back on stage because the lights had already been switched on.Ý Ý She was absolutely brilliant. And I especially liked when she sent away the rest of the band. I saw her for the first time and it was indeed a unique concert. Ý Cheers! Ý Martin
From Karen Strub
June 21, 1998 - I was at the concert in Zürich last night.I dont recall hearing Horses, I would have remebered that since it is one of my favorets (actually which one isn't ?! )
These girls made a appperance-
Black-Dove(January) , Winter , i i e e e ,Spark , Cruel ,Cornflake Girl , Silent all these Years , Crucify , Playboy Mommy , Liquid Diamonds , God (changed a bit with here singing Jesus you droped a bomb on me ) ,Raspberry Swirl , Waitress ,Little Amsterdam and Somewhere over the rainbow.
She wore blue jeans and a black tight top.
She dedicated Winter to someone who is very sick and in hospital (i'm not sure who)..and she put on that cute kids voice before performing Somewhere over the Rainbow.
She also mentioned her memory getting a bit bad,in her words "I feel like i'm getting fucking alsheimers (sorry i dont kow the spelling)" but Tequila she says is her remedy.
Well it was as a fantastic concert.....only disapointing thing was the crowed...I must say most of them needed a shot of Tequila to losen up or perhpas even for their memory...cause guys you just went to see the most inspiring artist of this age....and next time give her as much respect as she deserves...
From Matthias Kummer
June 21, 1998 - I can only repeat what the others wrote - the show was *really* great!!! But in fact the audience was quite disappointing. Could be the reason she disappeared quite fast after the first encore. Anyway: she definitely did play neither Horses nor Cocaine! Don't ask me where the other guy got this from...
June 21, 1998 - I was in Zurich last night the concert is over, it's now Sunday 1 o'clock in the morning, and I'm really impressed of what I saw. Tori at it's best!!! Absloutely brilliant, the sound was very clear and her voice incredible(imagine!!!!!!!!)
She began the concert with black-dove then iieee after that crucify then she played cornflake girl and then believe me I really had a good journey just watching on the stage and enjoying her professional performance.
A few songs later she also played winter, somewhere over the rainbow, cruel was very nice, also the version of horses, absolutely AMAZING!!!!!!
She also played spark(that was clear), liquid diamonds, and playboy mommy and rasberry swirl first encore was god.
I'm sorry that I remember only the 4 first tracks in the correct way to the play list, after that like I mentioned some lines above, after the 4th song I was really captured, it was like a big journey for me , a great gig tori did last night in Zurich.
Now it's 1.20 Sunday morning from the cd player comes the 9th song northern lad from her latest album. I think i go to sleep and dream of a great gig I saw in Zurich at the Kongresshaus. One of the coolest gigs I've ever seen... All the best for your Homepage especially the best for Tori
From Rurik Becker
June 21, 1998 - this is the setlist for the show in Zuerich, 06/20/98
- Black Dove
She left out the first 'chains' in Crucify (just Piano).
Tori was great as always, but the audience was terrible. So she came back only once.
The original setlist was:
She did 'Over The Rainbow' by suggestion of someone in the audience.
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